Reesheda N. Washington currently serves as the Executive Director of Communities First Association. A former education leader in Chicago Public Schools, Reesheda has expertise in curriculum creation, design, and implementation, as well as in the creation and management of culture and climate that facilitates growth and success for all. Her collaborative leadership style, coupled with her professional implementation of efficient, effective, streamlined systems, has resulted in organizational reforms in educational, denominational, and communal development. Reesheda is a licensed minister in the Evangelical Covenant Church. Reesheda is married to Darrel Washington, and together, they share five children!